What Style Should Your Next Tattoo Be?

Kennita Leon

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About This Quiz

When choosing a tattoo, there are many things that one has to consider. They include size, placement, color, subject and a more. But one of the first and most important considerations is the style. The style of the tattoo will tell your artist what rules to follow. 

For example, if you chose American traditional, the artist would know to include some bold lines and to stick to a limited color palette. If you were to choose tribal, the artist would use lots of bold swoops and swirls. And if you went with new school, your artist would have to use really bright colors and exaggerated shapes. So, the style can influence the entire tattoo, hence its importance. And we want to help you figure out what that style is today. 

So, answer our questions about your tattoo and piercing tastes. Tell us about your pain tolerance, how long you can sit for, how many holes you have in your body and what you want your tattoo to mean - both to you and to the world at large. By the end of the quiz, we'll tell you what style you'll be inking onto your body next. 

How many tattoos do you have right now?

What style have you gravitated to in the past?

How big will this tattoo be?

Where are you putting it?

How long can you sit for?

Do you prefer color or black and grey?

How much are you willing to pay for your next tattoo?

Why do you want to get another tattoo?

Are you also a fan of piercings?

Which of these piercings would you never get?

Would you call yourself creative?

Do you like art?

Which art style are you most drawn to?

Which of these artists' works do you appreciate the most?

What's your opinion on graffiti?

What do you do for fun?

What kind of books do you enjoy reading?

When you're outdoors, what do you enjoy doing?

Are you a big traveler?

Which city would you want to vacation in?

If you could learn one weird language, which would it be?

If you were on a deserted island, what would you want to have?

Which of these words do you say too much?

Would you call yourself a conversationalist?

Which of these dead icons would you invite to dinner?

What's your favorite holiday?

Who do you spend most of your time with?

Which of these do you spend the most money on?

If you could change one thing in your life right now, what would it be?

Are you happy?

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